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Batman and Me Hardcover – November 1, 1989


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  • Hardcover
  • Publisher: Eclipse Books (November 1989)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1560600160
  • ISBN-13: 978-1560600169
  • Product Dimensions: 11.2 x 8.9 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.8 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,811,297 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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6 of 9 people found the following review helpful By The Batmaniac on February 26, 2007
Format: Paperback
So ya think ya know about The Batman,eh? Well, here's the story straight from the man who created him. Bob Kane, one of the rare souls who was able to have some control over the destiny of his brainchild, lays it all out in his whimsical, informative and flamboyant manner. Kane not only tells us about how the Batman came to be, but gives us insights into the kind of world that would give birth to such a character--the Post-Depression era. While Superman was an answer to a cry for help, Batman reflected the "bootstrapping", tougher than shoe-leather type spirit one needed to survive in those days. Kane also reveals his secret mentor and discusses the members of the cartooning studio he created to help him chronicle the Caped Crusader's adventures: Jerry Robinson, George Roussos and most important of all Bill Finger, Kane's studio writer and right-hand man, whom many consider to be the unofficial co-creator of The Batman. Although naysayers challenged some of Kane's assertions when this volume was first published, Kane's claims were later verified by persistent historians.While reading this book you'll laugh, cry, stare in bewilderment and give out a big "Hoo-Hah!" with Kane leading you all the way! It's the kind of book that would make even the dreaded Batman smile...occasionally!
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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Child in Time on January 27, 2013
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If you like batman you will love this book. It's a great book with pics and art work. I didn't know that bob Kane took a little too much credit
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14 of 25 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on April 20, 2001
Format: Paperback
This tome earns three stars on the strength of its audacity. Bob Kane is a man who never met an idea he couldn't claim as his own, it seems.
Kane made himself very rich on the backs of writer Bill Finger and a host of ghost artists. The narrative in this book, with its clumsy boasts and baldly revised history (including sketches that are almost certainly purposefully misdated to support Kane's claims), provide ample indictment of one man's hubris.
But that's not to say it isn't entertaining in its own sad way ...
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3 of 10 people found the following review helpful By nick johnston on May 29, 2000
Format: Paperback
BATMAN AND ME is a great book for pepole who are just begining on batman.it tells how Batman was created.It tells about bob's first ideas.It is the best book on BATMAN
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